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brm_628245 - VESPASIAN As

60.00 €(Approx. 72.60$ | 52.80£)
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Type : As
Date: 77-78
Mint name / Town : Lyon
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 9,16 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie légèrement décentrée à l’usure importante mais bien identifiable. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : IMP. CAES. VESPASIAN. AVG. COS. VIII. P. P..
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Vespasien à droite (O*), un globe à la pointe du cou.
Obverse translation : “Imperator Cæsar Vespasianus Augustus Consul octavum Pater Patriæ”, (L’empereur césar Vespasien auguste consul pour la huitième fois père de la patrie).


Reverse legend : FIDES - PVBLICA/ S|C.
Reverse description : Fides (la Fidélité) drapée debout à gauche, tenant une patère de la main droite et une corne d’abondance de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Fides Publica”, (la Fidélité publique).

Historical background


(07/01/69 to 06/24/79) Titus Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus

Vespasian was born Nov. 17 9 Flacrines near Reate (in Sabine country). It belongs to the Italian municipal bourgeoisie. Aedile in 38, 40 lender, consul in 51, proconsul of Africa in 63, he commanded with Claude shipping Britain. Nero says his three legions and a proconsul imperium to crush the revolt in Judea 66. It was proclaimed on July 1, august 69 to Alexandria and son, Titus and Domitian, are promoted Caesars. Vitellius was removed Dec. 20, 69. Titus is attached directly to the government by his father at 71. His reign was devoted to the political and economic restoration of Rome. In 73, it is of censorship. He died in Reate 24 June 79.

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